- Working hard,
- Taking notes in an employment portfolio,
- Showing good appearance and manners,
- Being productive and cooperative,
- Showing initiative at the most appropriate times, and
- Becoming more visible as a good employee —
These are behaviors that lead a student or adult intern from the internship to full-time employment – right? Unfortunately, not always.
All these items can help make your internship experience good enough to lead to an off of a job that can be the foundation for a career offer, but this does not always the case.
Some employers use government-subsidized interns during a few months each year and do not hire them full-time after completion. Other internships turn out to be part-time temporary summer jobs. However, America is home to employers that maintain well-developed, ongoing internship programs that do lead to full-time work. Access the link above for the list and some other good ideas.